2016 Elections

Candidates Ignore Europe at Their Peril

If the EU falls apart, the U.S. economy will suffer.

What about friends and allies?

Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

In stump speeches and debates, the U.S. presidential candidates only bring up Europe to make domestic political points or highlight the dangers of Islamic State terrorism or immigration. But ignoring the other major part of what is commonly known as "the West" is a mistake.

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